This is a 1998 Salsa Ala Carte Mountain bike. This bike is a very nice smooth riding Columbus steel tubed bicycle featuring Ritchey dropouts and quality tig welding at the joints and was handmade by Salsa in Petaluma CA USA. This bike was originally sold as a frame set and would be built up to the clients specifications, original frame equipment options offered either a Ritchey fork or the Rock Shock fork that is equipped on this particular bike. As for the remaining component specs please see our details below. This bike is in great shape with no significant scratches dings or dents although Ala Cart Stickers are a little scratched up and their are two small chips in the paint just rear of the stickers (please see photographs for details). Mechanically this bike has been professionally tuned by one our shops mechanics and upon reassembly is ready to ride (there is a crack in the front hub which although rideable we'd advise it's replacement, please see photographs). This frame is not built to accept disk brakes.
18" Seat Tube (top to center)
21 1/4" Top Tube (center to center)
32" Stand-over Height
Control Tech/Easton Alloy Seatpost (US Made)
Fizik Nisene Saddle
Salsa Moto Aheadset 1" Threadless Stem (150mm with 11 degree rise)
Bontrager/Titec 2014 Handlebar
Shimano XTR 8Speed Brake Levers/Rapidfire Shifters
Shimano XTR V-Brakes
Shimano XT Front Derailleur
Shimano XTR 8 Speed Rear Derailleur
Middleburn Crankset(44/32/22 triple with 175mm crank arm lengths)
Speedplay Frog Pedals
Nuke Proof Ti hubs (there is a small crack on the main body, see photographs) laced to Mavic 26" 217 Rims.
8 Speed Shimano Cassette